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More twists at the top as Round Nine adds to intriguing stage in National League Rugby season

With many eye-catching fixtures between now and the end of the month, Round Nine's set of results only added to the interest.
14 November 2023

Barnes on course for another strong season in an increasingly competitive National Two East

The battles towards the top of National Two East is providing a competitive outlook and once again, Barnes find themselves in the mix.
9 November 2023

The domestic game is centre stage again - and here's why you should be watching National League Rugby

International stars have returned to Premiership duties but further down the pyramid, levels three and four continue to deliver.
7 November 2023

National League Rugby returns – The run-in to Christmas starts here

After Storm Ciaran hit the country this week, the whirlwind that is National League Rugby returns this weekend with the season set to intensify between now and Christmas.
2 November 2023

A quartet of teams receive a shot in the arm while Leeds Tykes, Dorking and Luctonians march on

Leicester Lions, Taunton Titans, Worthing Raiders and Bournville ripped up the form book in Round Seven.
17 October 2023

Chasing packs and early strugglers look to end first block of season in positive manner

The the last Saturday before the first break in the National League Rugby season has plenty to offer.
14 October 2023

Too early to talk about basement battles and top two clashes? Round Six in National League Rugby says otherwise...

Teams at the wrong end will be eager to begin October on the front foot while in National Two West, the leading pair collide.
6 October 2023

Lymm snatch astonishing win at Fylde on a weekend of comebacks, thrills and spills

Events at Woodlands arguably made newly promoted Lymm's dramatic victory over Fylde the standout result of the National League Rugby weekend.
1 October 2023

We've reached the end of the opening month in National League Rugby but who can sign off from September on a high?

And just like that, the first month of action is almost over but who will be able to step into October with something to build on?
29 September 2023

Dorking and Barnes the headline act in National League Rugby after picking up from where they left off

After finishing second and third in National Two East last season, Dorking and Barnes have maintained their high standards.
21 September 2023

Drama at Darlington, Tykes tick along, a win for Wimbledon and excellent Exeter

We were not short of narratives in Round Three with eye-catching scorelines and brilliant drama packed into another fascinating weekend.
17 September 2023

Alex Codling Interview: 'Having experience in lots of different leagues helps you develop as a coach'

New Newcastle boss Alex Codling chats to TRU's James Skeldon about the coaching experiences which have led him to Kingston Park.
14 September 2023

The make up of Round Three has created some exciting narratives - even this early in the National League season

Season-defining fixtures? Not in the slightest but the way the fixtures have fallen in Round Three sets up some intriguing contests.
13 September 2023

Great crowds and absorbing contests - Life in National League Rugby is never dull and Round Two was no different

Rosslyn Park overcome Richmond, Lewis Minikin shines for Hull Ionians, double delight for the Ford family and a crowd of over 2,500 watch Camborne defeat Redruth.
12 September 2023

Derby days in National League Rugby will only add to bumper weekend

While the world's best are set to do battle in France, there is still plenty of exciting action to get stuck into across National League Rugby.
8 September 2023

The Caldy story continues - 'It's huge for the fanbase to see the club that they love playing against Leicester'

TRU have followed Caldy's rise and now the club are preparing for an historic clash against the famous Leicester Tigers.
8 September 2023

Newly promoted trio set the tone for entertaining opening weekend across National League Rugby

Round One suggests there might be a step up in drama once again, encapsulated by victories for Sedgley Park, Blackheath and Leicester Lions. 
4 September 2023

National League Rugby 2023/24: Season Preview

It is not unrealistic to say levels three and four produced the most exciting rugby across the English game last year and it's nearly time to do it all again.
31 August 2023

England's discipline issues highlight 'need for consistency' across the game

Recent red cards shown to England have only encouraged more question marks to resurface regarding player safety and the new tackle height laws in the community game.
22 August 2023

Can the Premiership's failings be a positive for National League Rugby?

The demise of London Irish bookended one of the darkest Premiership campaigns to date but could the lower levels of the English game offer some light to players and supporters alike?
15 June 2023